Health-conscious vegetarian eating habits might sound boring and monotonous for cow-lovers, but for those who’ve opted for only green on their plate there are a variety of creative and delicious meals now offered in some of the most trendy restaurants in town. So for those who’ve decided to go without their meat we’ve compiled below some of the best places in Dubai to get your veggies gourmet style with class and sophistication.
04 366 6730
A delicious vegetarian hideaway in Oasis Center just off of Sheikh Zayed Road, Balance Cafe features an impressive list of healthy largely vegetarian dishes. The cuisine reflects traditional styles of cooking in a contemporary facility, blending ancient Ayurvedic concepts, Yogic know-how and macrobiotic foods, with modern-day wellness-oriented nutrition.
Souk Al Bahar
04 425 2240
Baker & Spice
This upscale UK chain is now located in Dubai in the Souk Al Bahar and ensures that all of its meals are organic or locally-sourced. This fine gourmet deli-cafe serves some of the most delicious homemade healthy dishes. Organic produce is taken directly from Sharjah and sustainable fish delivered straight from neighboring Oman.
Jumeirah Beach Road
04 394 7444
Reem Al Bawadi
At first glance one might not think that this popular Lebanese restaurant would be the best hub for vegetarians, it nevertheless serves some very friendly and delicious veggie dishes. Choose from a variety of wholesome veggie mezzes such falafel, babaganoush, houmous and many more. The environment is friendly and usually packed with locals and expats.
04 359 5441
There's certainly no shortage of Indian vegetarian dishes in Dubai. Kamat, in Bur Dubai, is one of the best. Enjoy mounds of fluffy rice, okra masala, chana masala, chapattis to accompany your meal.
04 434 0577
Organic Foods & Cafe
The menu is organic, and although not everything is meat-free there are decidedly some yummy vegetarian options all exemplifying the owners' passion for healthy cuisine.